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Francois Linke Louis XV Style Palatial Commode

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An Exceptional French Louis XV Style Ormolu-Mounted Kingwood, Mahogany, Amaranth and End-Cut Marquetry Two-Drawer Serpentine-Shaped Bombé Commode by François Linke (1855-1946). Circa: 1920. The serpentine-shaped marble top above ribbon-tied laurel festoons, with a pair of drawers inlaid sans traverse with fruit and flowers, centered by an oval medallion with a ribbon-tied laurel-cast wreath framing falling vines above a pair of intertwined cornucopiae, flanked to each corner by a Herculean lion-pelt, the sides similarly-inlaid and with a laurel-cast festoon above and palm fronds below, on four square-tapering legs, each with reeded tapering mount and scrolled acanthus foot, the back left Herculean lion-pelt mount signed F. Linke and with FL cast to the underside of the upper lock escutcheon plate.

Width: 71 inches (180.3 cm)
Height: 36 inches (92 cm)
Depth: 27 inches (69 cm)

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